PS 343 - Psychology, Health and Well-Being: Moving Beyond Just Treating Mental Disorders
The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive view of the biopsychosocial framework of human well-being and health and its implications. We will cover evidence supporting the role of psychosocial determinants of health, and chronic stress as the underlying mechanism. In class presentations are designed to enhance critical thinking and awareness of key topics such as placebo effect, type A personality, social support, and socioeconomic status.
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